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Esther Simpson directs David Parkin's family play about a keen gardener who discovers a living nose that has been raised by slugs in his garden and the search for Little Big Nose.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 446 3232
Website: www.macarts.co.uk
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Children Children's Family

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 633 4353
Website: www.waterstones.com
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Talk

A two-day conference focusing on recent archaeological discoveries, excavations, research and theories relating to the heritage and conservation of Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 464 8887
Website: www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag
Duration: Fri 28 Oct - Sun 30 Oct

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 233 9144
Website: www.theredlionbirmingham.com
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Jazz World

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 552055
Website: www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: School/College/University Under 5s Inclusive Children Play & Learn Literary Family

A platform for local bands with performances on the night by State, Thousand Mountains and M-Tron.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 477 2000
Website: www.o2academybirmingham.co.uk
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Pop Rock

An honest and funny drama following the trials and tribulations as Natasha and her boyfriend Jay discover they are unexpectedly pregnant, presented by Tangled Feet.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1543 412121
Website: www.lichfieldgarrick.com
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Comedy

Techno and acid in the main room from Nicky B, Terry Donovan, Karenn (Blawan & Pariah), Jerome Hill and Paul Damage, plus breaks and drum'n'bass from DJ-X and Richie Swift in the top room and house and disco rounding things out in the back room with DJ Stacked, Sir Real and Harvey Lane.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 233 0310
Website: www.livebrum.co.uk/venues/subway-city
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Techno Disco House Drum'n'bass

Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 572090
Website: www.newhamptonarts.co.uk
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Adult World Motown Funk Pop

A three-course wartime-inspired dinner with entertainment from the 1940's-style cabaret singer.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1543 414822
Website: www.thegeorgelichfield.co.uk
Duration: Fri 28 Oct
Categories: Easy Listening Socialising Food, Drink & Tastings
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Birmingham City Centre
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Since 2004, BBC Birmingham at The Mailbox has been home to many popular BBC shows such as The Archers and Midlands Today, as well as BBC WM and Asian Network. Come and take a look around BBC Birmingham, visit our Public Space area which is open every day and free to visit.

Visit our popular interactive area and try your hand at reading and recording a news item or weather report. Peek through the studio windows of BBC WM and Asian Network to see our presenters in action and keep a look out for Midlands Today presenters as they prepare for the latest local news bulletin. Have your photo taken with the Doctor Who Tardis and a Dalek or check out BBC On-Line around the Public Space including CBBC and CBeebies. Once you’re done, why not pop into the BBC shop where you can purchase show memorabilia and much more.

From October 1st, our Tours are moving to daytimes with tours running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 11:00am and 13:30. Whilst we will still be running evening tours on one Thursday each month.

Categories: Attractions Guided Tour Guided Tour Soft Play Centres Family Attractions Adult Attractions Family/Children's activity

The Electric in the Southside district of Birmingham is the UK’s oldest working cinema and is now home to sofas, a bar and waiter service. We have two digital screens and show a mixture of the latest quality mainstream, independent, foreign and classic films.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 643 7879
Website: www.theelectric.co.uk
Categories: Classic Art Film Cinema

A Taste of Singapore
Bugis Street Brasserie, is our authentic Oriental brasserie featuring traditional Singaporean, Malay and Chinese cuisine.
Named after the famed area in Singapore which has recently been transformed boasting boutiques, market stalls and open air bars and restaurants. The brasserie opened at the Copthorne Birmingham Hotel in March, following on from the success of the Bugis Street brasseries at the Millennium Gloucester road hotel and Copthorne Tara hotel both in Kensington London.
Bugis Street’s kitchen is led by chef Chee Kean Chan, who has been exercising his profession for over 10 years. He has worked in several hotel restaurants and resorts in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia and his team have been carefully selected to ensure that the authenticity of the brasserie remains true.
House specialities include: Hainanese Chicken, Nasi Goreng & Singapore Laksa.

The restaurant also has a private dining room adjacent offering space for up to sixty guests for weddings and special events.

Express Lunch & Inclusive Dinner & Wine
Express Lunch
Enjoy a truly authentic Nasi Goreng or Chicken Fried Rice served to you in under 30 minutes for just £4.99 per person. If your meal takes longer than 30 minutes to be served, you will not be charged.
Available Monday to Sunday, 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Inclusive Dinner & Wine
Choose from a range of starters and main courses from our A la Carte menu served with a 25cl carafe of wine for just £12.99 or £19.99 for two sharing with a 50cl carafe of wine.

Special Offer

Please quote “marketing Birmingham” when booking a table to get 25% off the total bill.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 200 2727
Website: www.millenniumhotels.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham Snow Hill Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre Birmingham City Centre Eating Chinese Malaysian Singaporean

Telephone: +44 (0)1676 522335
Website: www.marriott.co.uk
Categories: Social Programme

Welcoming audiences averaging around 500,000 each year, Birmingham Hippodrome can lay claim to the highest regular annual attendance of any single theatre in the UK.

Telephone: +44 (0) 844 338 5010
Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com
Categories: Attractions

Telephone: +44 (0) 161 832 4060
Website: www.stayingcool.com

Telephone: 0121 604 1000
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Venues

Set in the heart of South side, Birmingham, The Loft Lounge is an ideal place to spend time with friends, indulge in corporate affairs or celebrate an occasion; morning, noon or night! Our passion is real personalised customer service; we want you to have an experience that you will never forget! Nothing is too much trouble and we aim to make you happy by tending to all of your needs and more, within our remit. We are sure that after any visit you will remember three key things; 1. Our Unique Theme, 2. Our Award Winning Food 3. Our Award Winning Customer Service

The Restaurant:
The Restaurant is an integral part of the award winning Loft Lounge, providing the perfect setting for dining. From buffets to food and wine tasting events, fine dining and presentation evenings, it really is the perfect backdrop to any event.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 622 2444
Website: www.theloftlounge.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Eating International City Centre

Eröffnet im Jahr 1962, ist mac birmingham ein Zentrum der Kreativität und Lernen in den Midlands. Mit vier Leistungs Auditorien, Proben und Medien-Studios, ein Kino und drei visuelle Kunstgalerien präsentiert Mac birmingham ein breites Spektrum an zeitgenössischen Arbeiten von beiden aufstrebenden und etablierten Künstlern aus verschiedenen Genres. mac Birmingham ist das meistbesuchte Kunstzentrum in den Midlands und ist bekannt für seine familienfreundlichen und integrativen Ansatz. Ursprünglich für Kinder gedacht, bietet das Zentrum jetzt das Publikum jung und alt, aus der Gemeinde und darüber hinaus. Mai 2010 nach umfangreicher Sanierung wieder eröffnet, bietet das Kulturzentrum atemberaubende Architektur und ein hohes Maß an Zugänglichkeit. In der herrlichen Umgebung von Cannon Hill Park Die Mitten ist die Heimat der Bridges Bar Café und der stilvollen Bar Arena. 2012 sieht mac birmingham Einzug in sein 50. Jahr. Für weitere Informationen über mac Birmingham und zu sehen, welche Events anstehen, besuchen Sie bitte www.macarts.co.uk.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 446 3232
Website: macarts.co.uk
Categories: Family Cinema Dance Theatre Arts Centre/Exhibition Centre Other Attractions Film Art Galleries Family Event Historical Ceramic/Pottery Crafts Jewellery Photography Classic Attractions
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Situated in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston in the heart of Birmingham, within a beautiful Georgian Grade II listed building.

Simpsons Restaurant with Rooms, offers our four individually designed bedrooms to provide an opulent, relaxing backdrop to the perfect stay in Birmingham. Whether you are indulging in our full tasting menu with wine and wish to sleep it off in comfort and perhaps enjoy a lazy Continental breakfast with us, or require a good nights rest for a meeting in Birmingham the next day – our Birmingham accommodation is the perfect choice.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 454 3434
Website: www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk
Categories: Edgbaston Birmingham Accommodation Restaurant with Bedrooms Guest Accommodation - Luxury

Just a 1 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station this Hotel is ideally located for the International Convention Centre (ICC) and National Indoor Arena (NIA) which are just a 7 minute walk. It is also easily accessible to the NEC, LG Arena and Birmingham Airport (10 minutes by train). Set amid the fine architecture of Birmingham's New Street, Birmingham’s main shopping district the Macdonald Burlington Hotel offers guests an oasis of luxury and tranquility in a vibrant, culture-rich city. Fed by an underwater spring, the historic Burlington’s comfortable bedrooms and delicious food and drink combine for a perfect city break or romantic weekend. Luxurious and flexible executive accommodation make this an ideal business base. Bedrooms vary from classic chic living to opulent and luxurious suites. The hotel is rumoured to have been Winston Churchill's favourite Birmingham hotel and has hosted at least four serving British prime ministers. A popular Birmingham conference and meeting venue which can cater for up to 500 delegates or the Burlington also makes a grand and glamorous setting for your cosmopolitan wedding.

Telephone: +44 (0)844 879 9019
Website: www.macdonaldHotels.co.uk/burlington
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Luxury Hotel Hotel

Away2stay unique Birmingham City Centre accommodation offering Bed & Breakfast on a floating Canal Hotelboat, offering all the comforts of home.
Why spend the night in a city centre soul-less hotel, or an out of town guest house, when you can stay right in the city centre aboard our cosy floating hotelboat?

• Full Central Heating with heated towel rails in shower rooms
• Power Showers
• Constant Hot Water
• Interior Sprung Mattresses on real beds
• Mains Power in all rooms
• Hot & Cold Drinks served in the cabin
• Continental or Full English Breakfast included
• Comfortable Saloon/Dining Room with real stove
• Interior modern design to reflect country cottage style hotel
• Adequate Parking nearby in award winning multi storey car park at The Mailbox www.mailboxlife.com

Telephone: +44 (0)845 644 5144
Website: www.away2stay.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation

We have the ideal alternative to Hotels for those requiring a little extra for their stay in Birmingham.

Luxury Hotel Apartments in BirminghamStay in luxuriously comfortable and clean serviced apartments in Birmingham city centre. The apartments are of high standards, nicely decorated, complimented with soft furnishings to give a touch of luxury for a warm homely look and feel.

You will be welcomed by friendly staff to assist in express check-in at reception, peace of mind with on-sight security and parking, tea/coffee on arrival with compliments to kick start your day.

Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Accommodation Serviced Apartment Accommodation

Hampton Manor is a stunning contemporary manor house set in the countryside and originally built by Sir Frederick Peel, son of Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, in 1855. It’s location is less than 10 minutes drive from Birmingham Airport, the NEC and the motorway network. There are 15 individually designed rooms located in the original manor house with working desk space, designer furniture by Reeves Design, stylish bathrooms by Sarah Ireland, bath robes, complimentary spa toiletries, bath robes, wireless internet, fridge, telephone, and tea and coffee making facilities. All first floor rooms are air conditioned ensuring you have complete control over your room temperature in the summer and winter.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1675 446 080
Website: www.hamptonmanor.eu
Categories: Wider Birmingham Birmingham Airport Solihull Birmingham Small Hotel Luxury Hotel Hotel

The PostBox is stylish city living at its most desirable. 44 contemporary one and two bedroom apartments enviably
positioned at the heart of Birmingham’s most fashionable neighbourhood. Here you will enjoy a thoughtful balance
of contemporary finishing touches with an array of luxuries. Set around a beautifully landscaped communal
garden, a number of apartments offer balconies and the development provides the convenience of having a highly
sought after parking space right in the centre of the city. Ideally located close to the Birmingham Convention
Quarter including the ICC, in addition the Bullring Shopping Centre is only a 5-minute walk away. Other attractions
in the City Centre include: Chinatown, Symphony Hall, National Indoor Arena, Brindley Place and Broadstreet. The
NEC, Cadburys World and Drayton Manor Theme Park are all a short drive away. For more information please call
us direct on +44 (0)121 616 0722.
Please note our Front Desk is manned from 7am-11pm, with an out of hours contact system in place for other times

Telephone: +44 (0)121 616 0722.
Website: www.bridgestreet.com/The_PostBox_by_BridgeStreet_Worldwide.h...
Categories: Serviced Apartment Accommodation Birmingham Birmingham New Street Birmingham City Centre

The hotel offers modern rooms and is located close to Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Airport and The NEC.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 289 3333
Website: www.hiexpress.com/hotels/gb/en/birmingham/bhxbs/hoteldetail
Categories: Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel Wider Birmingham

Welcome to the Ibis Styles Birmingham Centre, situated in the heart of Birmingham City Centre . Perfectly located for leisure and business travellers.Our newly refurbished public areas are relaxing and comfortable.

There are several vibrant bar and restaurant areas on our doorstep and fabulous shopping in the Bullring and Mailbox shopping areas. We are conveniently located for your visits to the International Conference Centre, the National Indoor Arena (NIA Birmingham), Symphony Hall, and many more.

The hotel benefits from high speed wireless internet access in all bedrooms and public areas. The well appointed modern bedrooms offer everything you need for an enjoyable stay. A extensive complimentary continental breakfast is included for all guests.

There are 2 well equipped meeting rooms each seating up to 30 people.

There is a lively lounge and bar area, with a range of snacks available from serviced machines. The hotel is completely non smoking.

Telephone: 0121 200 1900
Website: www.hiexpress.com
Categories: Birmingham City Centre Accommodation Hotel Budget Hotel

Hotel La Tour Birmingham is the first in a new concept of city centre hotels.

The Hotel will have 174 modern and stylish bedrooms and suites, a dedicated conference floor offering flexible space accommodating up to 120 delegates theatre style, destination restaurant and bar with terrace plus a vibrant street cafe. An eye-catching, three-sided building, Hotel La Tour is close to the city's Bullring Shopping Centre and Central Business District.

We describe ourselves as a modern classic and, from the moment you arrive in our dramatic, triple-height reception area with its sweeping staircase, you'll realise you've found somewhere different and exciting.

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 718 8000
Website: www.hotel-latour.co.uk
Categories: Birmingham City Centre City Centre Birmingham Luxury Hotel Hotel
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